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Ransomware and how to fight it

The business of ransom is not new[1], it is based on hijacking or holding back something of value to someone and then asking for a ransom for it. In the case of Ransomware what is hijacked is the digital information we have in the devices to which the attackers gain...

Stealing cars, easier than ever

Today’s modern world’s digital technology has not only made our lives easier but it has also provided abusers an opportunity to exploit and take advantage of the loopholes in the security system of any such technological systems. Use of...

How to choose a safe cloud storage provider?

Cloud storage has revolutionized the tech industry with cost efficiency and ease of use. It has enabled individual users as well as organizations to save their data on cloud servers and minimize data loss. Everyday more and more people are moving to cloud storage to...

Health Files and the GDPR

“Once you've lost your privacy, you realize you've lost an extremely valuable thing.” - Billy Graham Privacy is precious because without privacy, you are vulnerable and at risk. If you lose your privacy, the tides are already against you. Claiming that you have...

Essential Guide to EU Data Protection Laws

The EU GPDR is a reform aimed to improve data protection laws within Europe Union; it’s an integral part in EU privacy and human rights law. EU commission finalized the new GPDR policy that is directly applicable to all the 28 countries in the EU without any need for...

The 5 Indispensable Steps to Protect your Data in the Cloud

Image source: Technology IHS Analysts in Gartner Inc. predicted in 2012 that there will be a hundred percent shift of data from offline PC to clouds by 2014. While so far it has not proved hundred percent true, we can clearly see that we're heading in that direction...

Care about your privacy: how to avoid annoying surprises

“Arguing that you don’t care about privacy because you have nothing to hide is no different than saying you don’t care about free speech because you have nothing to say”. E. Snowden. This sentence was pronounced by Edward Snowden and, as others viral sentences, is...

Safety Concerns with Cloud Storage & Their Possible Solutions

Cloud storage, despite being a relatively recent innovation, has been treated as the most reliable answer to the question of how to safely store your data. To some extent, the hype is very much well deserved and cloud storage provides security to your sensitive data....

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